editor on the verge

Online musings from the newsroom and beyond . . . by Yoni Greenbaum

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Your content is not rotisserie chicken

October 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

Recently, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about Ron Popeil. An American inventor, Popeil is responsible for such gadgets as the Chop-O-Matic, the Veg-O-Matic, Hair in a Can Spray and the Showtime Rotisserie Oven which he hocked on many late night infomercials. It was this last product that has been on my mind much of […]



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Not quite a blog post, but still worth a read

September 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I thought I would share this address that I gave at the Bi-Co Boot Camp at Bryn Mawr College. The event was a gathering of students from both Bryn Mawr and Haverford College who work, or are interested in working at the student newspaper, the Bi-College News. I was invited by Dave Merrell, a former […]



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Come one, come all to the Carnival!

April 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

That’s right, it’s time for another Carnival of Journalism and this month, I’m proud to be hosting. Not sure what a blog carnival is? Check out this entry on Wikipedia. The Carnival of Journalism includes posts from some of the brightest minds currently blogging on journalism, in my humble opinion. The Carnival gets underway with […]



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How not to get that journalism-related job

April 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Over the years, I’ve interviewed my fair share of candidates. And while the positions I’ve been hiring for have changed and the candidates have varied, here are five areas that keep my head shaking in disbelief. So consider these points as either observations or, if you’re looking for a job, words of caution: No One […]



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